Baltic amber has been believed to have medicinal and therapeutic powers since time immemorial. The light and warm gemstone gives off a pleasant scent when warmed in the hands and a resinous smell when burnt; it picks up static when rubbed and attracts shreds of paper. For centuries amber was deemed to be one of the most important medicaments.
Amber tincture has been used for centuries in folk medicine. An entirely natural medicament with broad application for respiratory ailments reduces the symptoms of cold and flue as well as hay fever, high temperature, headache, aches in the chest and heartache, pain in muscles and joints, asthma and rheumatism.
External use - 1 drop directly on the sore place has a soothing effect rubbing into the body reduces pain and increases well-being. The tincture may also be drunk by adding 3-5 drops of tincture per every 0,25 l of a drink specially in case of persistent disorders in stomach or intestines both at home and in travel.
AMBER TINCTURE - RECIPE
Pour not more than 100ml of 95% spirit over 10grams of small amber stones. Leave in a warm, dark place for 14 days. In order to blend the ingredients properly, shake every few days